ARFF, Class 4, Index B Vehicle, Documentation and Training
Agency: Mississippi > Tupelo Airport Authority
Reverse Auction: 84898641


The Tupelo Airport Authority will receive un-priced technical bid proposals for one (1) new commercially produced diesel engine driven aircraft rescue and fire-fighting (ARFF), Index B, Class 4, Vehicle to include 1500 gallon water/Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) fire surpression system and 450 lbs of potassium-based dry chemical complementary agent, as detailed and specified in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Advisory Circular 150/522-10E, Class 4 ARFF Vehicle Procurement Specifications, to wit:
Pursuant to MS Code 31-7-13 and House Bill 1109, this ARFF Index B Vehicle will be procured through a multi-step procurement process, including a Reverse Auction.  In Phase One, un-priced technical proposals are evaluated for potentional acceptability based upon pre-determinted criteria.  In Phase Two, only those bidders whose technical proposals are determined acceptable shall be invited to provide priced bids for consideration. 
Deadline for receipt of un-priced technical bid proposals is 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 in a sealed and clearly marked on the outside of the envleope with the following: ARFF Index B Vehicle Un-price Technical Vehicle Bid at the TAA Administration buidling located at, 2704 West Jackson Street, Tupelo, Mississippi 38801 or by electronic bid submission at   Submitted proposals will be evaluated and vendors submitting acceptable offers will be invited to submit priced bids.
Bid specification and procedures may be otbatined by contacting TAA Executive Director’s office at 662.841.6570, located at 2704 West Jackson Street, Tupelo. MS, 38801, Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm or may be obtained at or  
FINAL BIDDING WILL BE HELD BY ELECTRONIC REVERSE AUCTION ON THURSDAY, AUGUST  8TH, 2019, at 10:00 am and will last sixty minutes (60) and is scheduled to end at 11:00 a.m. (CST)

Electronic reverse auction bids can be submitted at . Please contact Central Bidding at 225-810-4814 if you have any technical questions relating to the electronic bidding process. Alternatively, sealed bids in a sealed and clearly marked on the outside of the envleope with the following:  ARFF Index B Vehicle Bid may be submitted to TAA Administration buidling located at, 2704 West Jackson Street, Tupelo, Mississippi 38801 on Thursday, August 8, 2019 no later than 10:59 a.m (CST)  and will be included in the “live” reverse auction, or by electronic bid submission at

The TAA Board reserves the right to reject any and or all bids, waive technicalities, informalities or irregularities in the bids received, solicit new bids or to choose that bid which is deemed to be in the best interest of the Airport.  PROCURMENT OF THIS ARFF VEHICLE IS CONTENGENT UPON TAA RECEIVING FAA AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FUNDING FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019.
Publishing Dates:        July 21, 2019
                                    July 28, 2019  


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Owner/Creator Username: TAACN
Reverse Auction Type: Single Item
Bid Solicitation Start Time/Date: 21-Jul-2019 08:00:00 AM
Bid Solicitation End Time/Date: 07-Aug-2019 10:00:00 AM
Reverse Auction Start Time/Date: 08-Aug-2019 10:00:00 AM
Reverse Auction End Time/Date: 08-Aug-2019 11:00:00 AM ( Expired )
Status Realtime Event
Action: Sign-In to Bid

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All updates/changes are listed below::
30-Jul-2019 03:18:36 PM
The Bid Specifications were amended to reflect the correct dates and times of the required submission and bid
30-Jul-2019 12:15:33 PM
Specifications now uploaded on website